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Human Rights Watch hits Philippines over rights probe claim

HRW found no compelling evidence that the Philippine government was seriously investigating the killings

Rights group renews calls for passage of ‘long overdue’ law protecting...

Karapatan expressed support for the refiling of bills seeking the enactment of the proposed measure before the 19th Congress

Karapatan decries alleged harassment of human rights worker

UN Special Rapporteur Mary Lawlor called on the Philippine government to protect human rights defenders in the country

Rights group calls for release of environmental defender in Quezon province

Karapatan said the arrest and charges leveled against Macapanpan are “reprisals on her advocacy work for the environment"

Martial law survivors, activists pay tribute to human rights champion Marie...

She worked with martial law survivors and rights advocates in pursuing the class action suit against the estate of the late dictator Marcos

Philippine human rights champion, Marie Hilao Enriquez, passes away

Until the time of her death, Enriquez worked for the release of political prisoners and the dismissal of trumped up charges against detainees

Rights groups welcome court decision to release ‘red-tagged’ doctor

Rights group Karapatan said the court’s decision noted that the doctor has been denied due process when she was arrested and imprisoned

Philippine rights activist arrested for alleged kidnapping, illegal detention

Dr. Ma. Natividad Marian Castro, a health worker, was arrested by the Philippine National Police and the military in San Juan City

Filipino activist receives Franco-German human rights prize

The Prize is awarded to individuals that have made an exceptional contribution to the protection and promotion of human rights

Slain rights defenders, ‘drug war’ victims honored in symbolic activity

As of November 2021, Karapatan has documented 424 victims of extrajudicial killings

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